Carol Nelson Shepherd has been representing individuals injured by medical malpractice. She represents clients in a variety of claims against medical providers, including:
obstetric and childbirth injuries
delayed diagnosis of cancer
improperly performed surgery
other types of substandard medical care
Among the many leadership positions she has held, Shepherd was the first women president of The Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and president of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP). HAP helps with the legal needs of Philadelphia's homeless and shelters population. Shepherd frequently lectures and writes published articles on medical malpractice and trial preparation.